Bloody Navel In Babies?
… nI want to ask my niece, who is only 14 days old, her navel is bleeding .. nWhat should I do if her navel is bleeding again?
Bleeding navel can be caused due to various causes. Has the umbilical cord fallen off on your nephew?
The umbilical cord can begin to fall off between the ages of 7-21 days. when the umbilical cord is dislodged there may be a little bleeding, and this is not dangerous and enough wound care is done.
If the umbilical cord has not been dislodged, then if the blood comes out, first aid, you can do it by giving a bandage using sterile gauze on the umbilical cord. If the bleeding doesn't stop immediately consult your nephew to a doctor.
Apart from umbilical cord problems, umbilical bleeding can be caused by several causes, such as:
umbilical cord infection
anatomical abnormalities of the abdomen
vitamin K deficiency
Therefore, if bleeding in the navel continues, you should consult a doctor immediately so that the doctor can check the condition of your nephew directly. The first step you are doing is dressing with sterile gauze. It is not recommended to use any medicine, and do not use any traditional ingredients.
the following article that you can read about caring for the umbilical cord
may be useful. thank you